It’s not always easy to convince the private sector to participate in public infrastructure projects—especially in developing countries and emerging economies. Why is this a problem? Because there…

Pankaj Gupta |

What do Igor Sikorsky - the aviation pioneer who designed the first helicopter – and Sergey Korolev – the lead rocket scientist for the Soviet space program that took Sputnik and the first human…

Anwar Aridi |

Сите ние имаме редовни сметки за плаќање за сеприсутните услуги кои ги трошиме – било да се работи за комунални услуги (вода, затоплување, електрична енергија итн.), кредитни картички, членства…

Georgia Harley, Svetozara Petkova |

En Afrique, les villes sont en plein essor : le taux de croissance urbaine est de 3, 5 % par an depuis une vingtaine d’années, et cette tendance devrait se poursuivre jusqu’en 2050. Avec une telle…

Nataliey Bitature, Manon Lavaud |

We all have regular bills to pay for the ubiquitous services we consume – whether they be for utilities (water, heating, electricity etc.), credit cards, memberships, or car payments.  But, not…

Georgia Harley, Svetozara Petkova |

Musana Carts, a business that provides clean, solar-powered street vending carts, aims to improve the lives of street vendors in developing countries. Africa’s urban areas are booming,…

Nataliey Bitature, Manon Lavaud |

موسانا كارتس، هي شركة توفر للباعة الجائلين سيارات نظيفة تعمل بالطاقة الشمسية بغية تحسين ظروفهم المعيشية في البلدان النامية. تشهد المدن في أفريقيا منذ عقدين طفرة ومعدلات نمو عالية بلغت 3.5% سنويا.…

Nataliey Bitature, Manon Lavaud |

The largest Public-Private Partnership deal in Central America was recently highlighted at one of the world’s most prestigious universities during the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT…

Bernardo Weaver |

Two weeks ago, I blogged about a new paper by Arielle Bernhardt and coauthors which looked at the idea that when women receive a cash infusion from a program, they may give it to their husbands to…

Markus Goldstein |